Cherry Ice Cream
- 1/2 cups half and half
- 1 cup whipping cream
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
- 1 cup pureed fresh cherries
Warm half and half and cream with sugar on the stove. Split vanilla bean and scrape into mixture. Add pureed fruit. Warm gently until sugar has melted.
Pour into 4-cup measuring cups. Stick in the fridge and chill thoroughly.
When you’re ready to make ice cream, put the freezer bowl into the ice cream maker, pour in the cold mixture, press the button and 30 – 40 minutes later you have outstanding, fresh ice cream!